Ghost-class Stealth Shuttle

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Class Overview
Name: Ghost-class Stealth Shuttle
Manufacturer: The Initiative
Preceded By: Porter-class Shuttle
Developed From: Porter-class Shuttle
Technical Specifications
Function: Stealth Transport
Countermeasures: Ghost Signature Generator
Footprint Magnification System
Emissions Control System
Armaments: 1x 12.7MM chin-mounted coilgun
Hard-points for ASMs
Shield Generators: Initiative Shield Generator

The Ghost-class Stealth Shuttle, fielded by The Initiative, is intended for stealth operations. To maintain it's cloak, it has a lower carrying capacity than the Porter-class Shuttle. Part of the intention behind it was to have it perform stealth fly-overs of enemy planetary sites, as well as conduct stealth landings and insertions. Because of their mission, the Ghost-class is favored by the Ranger Exploration Corps for landing on a number of worlds to avoid tipping off any potential natives.

Basic Specifications

Size

  • Length: 16 Meters
  • Width: 7 Meters
  • Height: 4.8 Meters

Crew Complement

  • Minimum: One
  • Standard: Three (Pilot, Co-Pilot, Loadmaster)
  • Maximum: Variable (Dependent on variant & loadout)

Engines

  • Sublight: Electrodeless Plasma Thrusters

Power Plant

  • Primary: Antimatter Cell
  • Secondary: Photo-voltaic Panel Arrays

Hull Composition

  • Hull: Titanium Alloy with a 2.54CM synthetic diamond sheath
  • Armor: Synthetic Diamond Plating, Heat & Energy Resistant Ceramic Plating

Sensor System

  • Target: Unknown

Defensive Systems

  • Composite Armor
  • Close in Weapons System
  • Ghost Signature Generator
  • Footprint Magnification System
  • Radar Absorbent Coating
  • Stealth Systems

Armament

  • (8) ASM/Bomb Hardpoints
  • (1) 12.7MM nose-mounted coilgun
  • (1) Grappling Hook Launchers

Other Systems

  • Emissions Control
  • Belly Mounted Magnetic Docking Clamps
  • Belly Mounted Soft-Seal Hatchway (intended for rescue & boarding operations, it can form a seal against any almost any surface)